Carys Watford is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer of comedy and drama live-action short films. She is passionate about making comedic, female-led films packed with personality and heart.
Carys' films have competed internationally at festivals including the Oscar-qualifying St. Louis Int'l Film Festival, the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival in LA, and the BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival. She has just been offered a place on 2018's BAFT Crew Film & TV Programme.
Her short film, 'Theatreland', was shot in a beautiful theatre in the heart of London's West End. It had its World Premiere at the Oscar-qualifying Cinequest Film & VR Festival in February 2017 - and went on to screen in competition at the Oscar-qualifying Athens Int'l Film + Video Festival (Ohio) & the BAFTA-qualifying Underwire Festival.
Carys' latest film 'Space Girls' premiered in Mississippi at Oxford Film Festival, was selected in the Top 10 'Best of Shorts' at the Oscar-qualifying Cinequest Film & VR Festival, & screened in competition at Athens Int'l Film + Video Festival (Ohio). At its UK Premiere at Sunderland Shorts Film Festival, 'Space Girls' won the Best Drama & Audience Favourite Awards. 'Space Girls' will screen in competition at the Oscar & BAFTA-qualifying Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival this August.
  • Director (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Producer (2 Credits)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
    Theatreland2016
    Short
  • Production Designer (1 Credit)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
  • Costume Designer (1 Credit)
    Space Girls2017
    Short
Official Selection
Space Girls
The Smalls Film Festival
London
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Nitehawk Shorts Film Festival
New York
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Rome International Film Festival
Rome, Georgia
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Gasparilla International Film Festival
Tampa Bay
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Tallgrass Film Festival
Wichita, Kansas
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Indie Memphis Film Festival
Memphis, Tennessee
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Washington West Film Festival
Washington D.C.
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Woods Hole Film Festival
Massachusetts
2018
Semi-Finalist 'Best Short'
Space Girls
Maryland International Film Festival
Hagerstown, Maryland
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Dubuque, Iowa
2018
Nominated 'Best Kid Flix' & 'Best Director Comedy Short'
Space Girls
Twister Alley Film Festival
Woodward, Oklahoma
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, North Carolina
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Sidewalk Film Festival
Birmingham, Alabama
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Oxford Film Festival
Mississippi
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Portland Film Festival
Portland, Oregon
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Tacoma Film Festival
Tacoma, Washington
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Bend Film Festival
Bend, Oregon
2018
WINNER 'Best Drama' & 'Audience Favourite'
Space Girls
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival
Sunderland
2018
NOMINATED Best Production Design
Space Girls
UnderWire Film Festival
London
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
Athens International Film + Video Festival
Athens, Ohio
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
St. Louis International Film Festival
St. Louis, Missouri
2018
Official Selection
Space Girls
HollyShorts Film Festival
LA
2018
Top 10 'Best of Shorts'
Space Girls
Cinequest Film & VR Festival
San Jose
2018
WINNER Grand Prize Children's Live Action Short Film Award
Space Girls
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
Rhode Island
2018
Current City
London, UK
Gender
Female
Carys Watford is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer of comedy and drama live-action short films. She is passionate about making comedic, female-led films packed with personality and heart.